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Kim Hotaling

Why do I need a Buyer's Agent?

A buyer's agent represents your best interests throughout the home buying process. Comprehensive, high quality service saves you time and money and enables you to make a decision based on the best information.

My role as your buyer agent

Serve as your Trusted Advisor

  • Refer you to experienced, professional lenders to discuss financing
  • Determine your vision and goals for purchasing your new home
  • Assist you in identifying locations that meet your needs

Act as your Property Specialist

  •  Help you find homes that meet your budget and needs
  • Educate you on previewing properties online using aerial maps and photos
  • Review listings that meet your criteria and assist you in eliminating unsuitable properties
  • Tour properties with you and help you evaluate them
  • Assist you in refining your search criteria based on showing feedback

Serve as your Experienced Negotiator

  • Research comparable sales to help determine best offer price
  • Prepare and review the sales contract
  • Represent your best interests in all negotiations
  • Facilitate the negotiation of any counter offers

Act as your Transaction Coordinator

  • Help schedule and evaluate all inspections
  • Work closely with your lender to ensure all documentation is collected and processed
  • Review and explain all documents
  • Keep you consistently informed